Aden: Four gunmen attacked an old people's home in the Yemeni port of Aden on Friday, killing at least 15 people, including four nuns from India, local officials and medical sources said.
The gunmen, who first told the guard they were on a visit to their mother, stormed into the home with rifles and opened fire, one local official said. As well as the nuns, the dead included two Yemeni women working at the facility, eight elderly residents and a guard.
The motive of the gunmen was not immediately known. They fled after the attack, the official said.
The bodies of those killed have been transferred to a clinic supported by medical group Medecins Sans Frontieres, medical sources said.
Yemen's embattled government is based in Aden but has struggled to impose its authority there since its forces, backed by Gulf Arab troops, expelled Houthi fighters who still control the country's capital, Sanaa.